Identify which group below is relevant for you to find out which permit/authorisation you are likely to need and how to apply.
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DOC is currently reorganising how we process our permissions. This is an internal change and your interactions with DOC and the time it takes to process your application should not change. If you have any questions talk to your local contact or email firstname.lastname@example.org.